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Georg Brandes

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes was a Danish critic and scholar who greatly influenced Scandinavian and European literature from the 1870s through the turn of the 20th century. He is seen as the theorist behind the "Modern Breakthrough" of Scandinavian culture. At the age of 30, Brandes formulated the principles of a new realism and naturalism, condemning hyper-aesthetic writing and also fantasy in literature. His literary goals were shared by some other authors, among... Read More

BornGeorg Morris Cohen Brandes
4 February 1842
Copenhagen, Denmark
Died19 February 1927 (aged 85)
Copenhagen, Denmark
OccupationCritic
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